[slime-devel] Swank and *features*

Samium Gromoff _deepfire at feelingofgreen.ru
Mon Mar 5 23:23:52 UTC 2007

At Mon, 05 Mar 2007 22:00:28 +0100 (CET),
Harald Hanche-Olsen wrote:
> + Samium Gromoff <_deepfire at feelingofgreen.ru>:
> | As it stands now, it appears that Swank does not signal its own existance via *features*.
> | 
> | Is there another, more idiomatic way to check for RUNNING-UNDER-SWANK-iness,
> | or did i actually spot something missing?
> Um, what's wrong with (find-package :swank) ?
> If you need to, you can always roll your own
> (if (find-package :swank) (pushnew :swank *features*))
> so that you can use #+swank or #-swank if that is what you need to do.
> But if so, it makes me wonder why you want this.

Yes, i want #-/#+, and chiefly, just for the uniformness's sake.

(The actual use case involves trapping or not trapping the
swank user interrupt condition, depending on whether we are
running under swank.)

I'm under impression that *features* is the perfect place to
publish such information.

> - Harald

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